Resource: Tons of Outdoor Prompts!

Looking for some new prompts to get your students writing or improvising? Here are fifty spring- and summer-themed action prompts that you can use to get your students feeling refreshed and inspired! Try using them for games like Improv Community, Sit, Stand, Kneel, or Scenes from a Bag. You can find fifty more prompts (fall and winter themed) in the giveaway at the bottom of this page. Have fun!


1. Gardening 2. Splashing in puddles 3. Searching for a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow 4. Playing soccer 5. Mowing the lawn 6. Skateboarding 7. Flying a kite 8. Visiting a farmers market 9. Playing baseball or softball 10. Going to a baseball game 11. Going for a bike ride 12. Going golfing 13. Jumping rope 14. Playing hopscotch 15. Walking the dog 16. Playing Frisbee 17. Painting a fence 18. Playing hide and seek 19. Enjoying a bouquet of fresh flowers 20. Getting caught in the rain without an umbrella 21. Going outside when it looks nice and then wishing you had a coat because it’s colder than you thought 22. Feeding ducks 23. Climbing a tree 24. Picking up litter 25. Watching baby animals being born


1. Going to the beach 2. Walking on hot sand 3. Sunbathing 4. Having a BBQ 5. Swimming in the pool 6. Jumping off the high dive 7. Working as a lifeguard 8. The last day of school before summer vacation 9. Waterskiing 10. Wakeboarding 11. Having a picnic 12. Going to the zoo 13. Going down a waterslide 14. Going to an amusement park 15. Building a sandcastle 16. Burying your friend in the sand 17. Playing volleyball 18. Going camping 19. Going to a summer music festival 20. Playing miniature golf 21. Going on a boat ride 22. Going fishing 23. Having a water balloon fight 24. Blowing bubbles 25. Washing a car

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